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Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority Announces Launch of New Customer-Friendly Website
The Website Will Go Live on July 1, 2019.
Birmingham, Ala. (July 1, 2019) – As the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority continues to make changes designed to increase ridership and engage the public, they are announcing the next step in that effort as they launch their new website. Many new features including service alerts on the homepage and easier navigation allowing customers to plan trips are just a few of the upgrades from the previous site.
Information about each department, the board of directors and contact information for each including all necessary forms for feedback, public record requests, lost and found and additional forms for customers are available on the enhanced site as well.
Improved access to rider tools is one of the key features that makes the new website a great instrument for MAX customers.
“The new user-friendly site makes planning routes for our customers easier than ever before and we hope first-time visitors to our city will find our system easy to navigate. This is just one more step needed to create a transportation system that’s both functional and attractive to all the citizens in the Birmingham-Jefferson County service area. One that ushers us into a period of growth and economic development,” says Frank T. Martin, Interim Executive Director.
The public can access the new site beginning July 1, 2019 at www.maxtransit.org.
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To continue to provide MAX’s ridership with the best possible service, organizational changes in the office of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority were deemed necessary. Equipping each employee and department with the best talent and resources to serve riders is the administration’s priority. Ensuring the operations of the transit authority run smoothly begin with its employees – from administrative staff to operators – putting their best effort forward and administration is committed to finding superb employees to do so.
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In honor of Black History Month, students will learn about and be reminded of the important contributions African Americans have made to our country. This week, the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) will begin a school tour. A specially wrapped bus will travel to local elementary schools. Students will participate in a brief but fun presentation about the important role transit played in history. These young people may even get the chance to win some cool prizes. Hop on the bus with us! Here is a list of the dates, times and addresses for each school:
3000 – FL Shuttleworth Drive
|Mr. Fred Stewart, Principal – 375 students
714 – 12th Street SW
|Ms. Kristin Booker, Principal – 350 students
2015 – 26th Avenue North
|Mr. Jesse Daniel, Principal – 275 students
|Oxmoor Valley Elementary
|Ms. Jackson , Secretary – 210 students